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Records show low number of sexual assaults reported to police

HAYLEY BRUCE

May 12, 2011

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University of Iowa police have been called to 10 incidents of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault on campus over the past three years — a number officials said represents the hesitation of victims to go to police. Since...

Alcohol partnership eyes bars with 21 exemptions

ALISON SULLIVAN

May 12, 2011

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Some businesses with exemptions to the 21-ordinance may be abusing their privilege, business owners told fellow members of the Partnership for Alcohol Safety on Wednesday. Kelly Bender, a prevention manager from the Mid-Eastern...

UI student recovers from Lyme disease

ALLIE WRIGHT

May 12, 2011

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Matthew Tolan didn't think a minuscule tick bite would force him to miss a year at the University of Iowa. He didn't think he would gain 100 pounds in a single year. And he didn't know he would be too sick to participate in RAGBRAI,...

Mason: UI mum on Melrose vendors

NINA EARNEST

May 12, 2011

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said the university likely wouldn't get involved in the debates over game-day vendors on Melrose Avenue unless the city wanted its input. Mason told The Daily Iowan Wednesday the university...

Q&A:Mason talks provost, arts campus

DI STAFF

May 12, 2011

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The Daily Iowan sat down to talk to University of Iowa President Sally Mason about concluding the provost search, updates on the arts campus, and the UI's image. The Daily Iowan: The possible banning of the vendors has caused quite...

Drake tapped as Mason’s senior associate

LUKE VOELZ

May 12, 2011

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As a microbiology professor, David Drake said, he has a trait inherent to all scientists: an obsession with solving problems. He said he hopes that drive will translate well to his new position as senior associate to University...

888 appeal their job descriptions

MADISON BENNETT

May 12, 2011

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The number of appeals made in response to the University of Iowa plan to update staff titles and job descriptions has increased by more than 200 in the course of a month — bringing the grand total to 888 appeals. During a St...

Expert: Change Mideast policy

ALLIE WRIGHT

May 12, 2011

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US officials should work to improve education and minimize poverty abroad rather than focusing narrowly on shows of strength in the Middle East, said an expert on U.S. national-security policy in the Middle East. Brian Katulis...

Spotlight: UI senior connects music, environment

SAMANTHA GENTRY

May 12, 2011

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Samantha Sidwell wants to push musical boundaries. The University of Iowa senior wants to mix alternative and classical music by mixing her cello with a loop pedal — a device that would allow her to create layers of melody and...

UI students serve as ordained ministers

HAYLEY BRUCE

May 12, 2011

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Dan and Carrie Wohlers said they long knew they didn't want a traditional wedding. So when the pair finally decided to tie the knot in 2009, they knew exactly who to ask to do the honors. University of Iowa Ph.D. student Brett...

County farm falls on hard times

KATIE HEINE

May 12, 2011

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A little white building on the western edge of Iowa City is home to a whole lot of history. But without funding, the 150-year-old former farm for the poor and mentally ill could deteriorate — and soon. Though county officials...

UI creates construction listserv

SARAH BULMER

May 12, 2011

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The University of Iowa has broadened its spectrum of access for those with disabilities. UI Facilities Management officials recently established the Access and Construction Alerts system, an online notification page, which also...